Category: Children

Too cool for school – Girl clothes edition

Today, I want to share some cool back to school clothes with you. This post will only focus on clothes for girls – in this case my tween girl. I’ll then return with a boy edition in a few days. So, this back to school thing… well we’ve been hit by the “back to school craziness” big time this year. We’ve had way too much to take care of in the past two weeks, with our boy participating in a new television show for kids (which by the way was a fantastic experience – but more about that later, when they are done filming the show) and meetings. Our girl is now on 5th grade ans she’s loving every minute of it – she’s learning the German language now. She’s turning into a real teen before our very eyes, and clothes is very much a part of her transformation. Could someone please turn back time?

She’s much more into having “the right clothes” than she’s ever been. She knows what she wants, and it’s so funny listening to her talk about wanting “blogger glasses” and so on. I’ve made a collage of some of the clothes from Zara, which is currently on her wishlist.

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Shopping list:
Red knitted sweater
School bag
Pants with text
Black jeggins
Black leather boots
Lightning boots
Pink knitted sweater

Urban Shopping with a tween

Shopping, shopping and more shopping. Later this year we’re going to Copenhagen with the kids. The first thing my daughter said was YES! then we can go to Urban Outfitters. She loves the store and she could easily buy the first 100 items there.

To kill time we hit the online shop for inspiration – and then she could make a wishlist of the things she would like to buy. Truth be told, I kind of like some of the things as well, so I don’t mind going in there with her, and a few of the things could end up on my wishlist as well. It’s the perfect mother-daughter store if you ask me. It’s not the clothes we’re after, but it’s the Home & Gifts section.

Urban Outfitters tween girl

Shopping list:
1. Paddywax Small Concrete Candle
2. Unicorn Sparkle 50/50 Colour Pencils
3. Heart Mirror
4. Say What? Scented mini Eraser set
5. Wire Wall Grid
6. Light-Up LED Heart Sconce
7. Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Camera in Pink
8. Cactus Money Box
9. Fresh’N Rebel Rockbox Cube Pink Wireless Speaker

Gifts for kids – Etsy edition

Today it’s time for the gifts for kids edition. I’ve already covered gifts for him and her – and now it’s time for the kids. Etsy is full of super cute toys and stuff for the kids. I always love buying something special for the kids – something you cannot buy in the store around the corner. That is one of the main reasons why I love finding stuff on Etsy. I’ve picked out things for the kids, some for the tiny ones and some for the older ones. For more inspiration go to Etsy Editor’s Pick Page, where you’ll find more interesting gift ideas.

gifts-for-kids-etys-edition Personalized Gun Toy
Voodoo Doll
Deer Print
Lego Wall Art
Crochet Baby Rattles Fruit
Woodland Toy Animal
Wooden Puzzle Giraffe
Baby Bunny

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Advent – what to buy for the kids

I had way too many plans this last week, so I got a bit behind on the posts here on the blog. Therefore,  I’ve decided to combine two posts that I had planned. I wanted to do a post full of gift ideas for my 7 year old little guy, and then one for my tween. Due to lack of time, I’ll show you what I ended up buying for them instead. I had a hard time picking out the gifts for my little guy, but I found the last one yesterday. Now they are all wrapped up and ready for next Sunday. How about you, are you ready for Christmas?

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Kähler Nobili – white three
Book: Iqbal Farooq I Indien by Manu Sareen
Book: Hvor langt er der til verdens ende by Lars Henrik Aagaard
Lip Balm Kit Made by Me from Rudolph Care – I cannot wait to try this with her
Nike Mercurial Lite
Hay Timeglass – gold

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Interior inspiration – bunkbed

It’s Friday and I’m off to a dance party at the school. The calendar is packed with meetings and activities these weeks. I hardly have any time to finish some of the interior projects, which we’ve started. Tomorrow, I’m going to the Finders Keepers fair here in Aalborg – I hope to return with a lot of inspiration and maybe a thing or two.

One of the things which inspired me lately is a bunkbed project by Susanna Vento. What a beauty – and it’s so practical. I love the storage space in each bunk. You can see many others photos of the project on Instagram #projectbunkbed – it’s almost a step by step guide.

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Images: Varpunen

 

 

Getting ready for winter – kids edition

A few days ago I read that it would be a very cold winter here in Denmark this year. I’v bought some things to prepare the kids for the cold weather, but I’ve still got a few more things on my list before I’m fully ready for snow. Over the years I’ve tried lots of different brands when it comes to kids clothing. I’ve found a few favourite brands, which I know will keep them warm and dry during the winter season.

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Boy: Hummel Parka Jacket | Ecco Urban snowboard boots | Mads Nørgaard Trio Rib Acrino  | Molo Mitzy ARMS black

Girl: Molo Peace jacket black  | grey D-xel hat | Hummel Stadil Super Sparkle sneaksers  | Creamie scarf  | MJM Mitten Napalan Black

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